Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Internet Activism and Political Participation

Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Internet Activism and Political Participation

Yasmin Ibrahim (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Release Date: June, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 368
ISBN13: 9781799847960|ISBN10: 1799847969|EISBN13: 9781799847977|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4796-0

Description

International politics is witnessing a rapid transformation due to the emerging impact of the internet and digital media. Activists in various countries have been given a new medium to voice their views and opinions, resulting in governments adapting to the digital environment in which we currently live. As the role of social media and online communities continue to grow, empirical research is needed on their specific impact on governmental policies and reform.

Recent Developments in Internet Activism and Political Participation is an essential reference source that explores the modern role that digital media plays within community engagement and political development. This book discusses real-world case studies in various regions of the world on how the internet is affecting government agendas and promoting the voice of the community. Featuring research on topics such as digital ecosystems, information technology, and foreign policy, this book is ideally designed for researchers, strategists, government officials, policymakers, sociologists, administrators, scholars, educators, and students seeking coverage on the societal impact of social media in modern global politics.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Campaigns
  • Digital Ecosystems
  • E-Politics
  • Environmental Impacts
  • Foreign Policy
  • Information Technology
  • International Elections
  • Journalism
  • Legislation
  • Social Media

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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